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    Product photography: tips for using a light tent for irresistible images

    | Photography Tips | 06/03/2014 00:01am
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    How to choose the right light tent for your product photography

    Follow our tips to getting a light tent that has the features you need for your product photography

    How to choose the right light tent for your product photography: white dome

    01 White dome
    We used the Lastolite ePhotomaker; this is a kit and is sold in two sizes. It has a built-in reflector, so only needs one lamp.

     

    How to choose the right light tent for your product photography: get in a cube

    02 Get in a cube
    A pop-up cube is the most popular type of light tent, with white translucent panels on four sides for a range of lighting options.

    SEE MORE: How to use a reflector to control natural light

     

    How to choose the right light tent for your product photography: go big

    03 Big as you like
    Lightboxes come in all sizes, as these Lastolite Cubelites show. Get one that’s at least twice the size of your biggest subject.

     

    How to choose the right light tent for your product photography: coloured scoops

    04 Coloured scoops
    Some tents come with a selection of seamless scoop backgrounds, so you don’t have to shoot everything against white.

     

    How to choose the right light tent for your product photography: get a product table

    05 Product table
    A pro solution for product shots is to use a still life table, made out of an S-shaped scoop of translucent Plexiglas.

    PAGE 1: How to set up your light tent for product photography
    PAGE 2: How to choose the right light tent for your product photography

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